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We publish a blog post every week on Thursday. We cover a range of topics related to reptiles, fish, bio-active setups, and plants. Below you will find a wealth of information for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!

How to Feed and Keep Dubia Roaches

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Sep 16th 2021

How to Feed and Keep Dubia Roaches

How to Feed and Keep Dubia RoachesPhoto by GoHerpingContinuing in our series on feeder insects for insectivores, have you considered feeding your reptile or amphibian dubia roaches? They’re a great source of nutrition for you … read more >
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exotic pets insectivores
How to Feed and Keep Mealworms

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Sep 9th 2021

How to Feed and Keep Mealworms

How to Feed and Keep MealwormsPhoto by HermanIn a recent article, we’ve talked about the fact that you can feed insectivore exotic pets more than just crickets, though crickets are incredibly common feeder insects. You can ch … read more >
September Featured Fish: Barbs

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Sep 2nd 2021

September Featured Fish: Barbs

September Featured Fish: BarbsAquarium Co-OpEvery month for many months now, we talk about a particular tropical fish on this blog. My hope is that getting familiar with the fish keeping options will help you make the best ch … read more >
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tropical fish aquascaping
Plant Aesthetics: Getting the Look You Want

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Aug 19th 2021

Plant Aesthetics: Getting the Look You Want

Plant Aesthetics: Getting the Look You WantLUM3NPlants can really make a space look nicer. In addition to being a hobby, they also enhance the aesthetic of your home. And creating an aesthetic with plants isn’t just about dec … read more >
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indoor gardening
August Featured Fish: Platies

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Aug 12th 2021

August Featured Fish: Platies

August Featured Fish: PlatiesAqeWe’ve talked about a lot of beginner fish for tropical fish tanks, and platies (pronounced with a short “a”) are one that doesn’t get mentioned as much as others, but they are hardy live bearer … read more >
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tropical fish aquascaping
How to Breed Crickets

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Aug 5th 2021

How to Breed Crickets

How to Breed Cricketshttps://flic.kr/p/2m1fsafIn a previous blog post, I talked about how to care for feeder crickets,including a brief section on breeding crickets to feed to your exotic pet. Crickets are fairly easy to care … read more >
July Featured Fish: Rasboras

Posted by Diedra Blackmill on Jul 1st 2021

July Featured Fish: Rasboras

July Featured Fish: Rasboras Rasboras are an excellent fish for beginner aquarists. In fact, they’re related to several other species of easy to care for fish, including danios, goldfish, and barbs. If you haven’t hear … read more >
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tropical fish aquascaping